Trekking Peaks In Nepal

View on the Top of Island Peak

‘A premier country for all climbers from beginners to expert mountaineers’

Trekking Peaks in Nepal. The county is famous, popular, and renowned all over the world among climbers, mountaineers, and adventurers. Where one can choose various peaks of interest from its wide range of lesser mountains of below 6, 600 meters. An alpine-style climbing of a day or more, which is known as trekking peaks suitable for all types of adventurers. From beginners in mountaineering, and hardy veteran climbers as a practice exercise before planning major expeditions to higher mountains.

Trekking Peaks in Nepal offers an exciting climb from non-technical or highly technical skill effort to reach the summit. A country with most world’s highest peaks, where eight giants are located in Nepal with over 1,310 above 6,000 m peaks. From all hundreds of high mountains, 238 are open for climbing with 28 trekking peaks. Which is under the list in NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association that can be easily climbed.

Most Popular Trekking Peaks, situated around high Khumbu within the Everest region and in Annapurna Himalaya, as well as around Langtang region. Most trekkers and climbers prefer peaks that are much accessible and without the hassle of tented camping for many days.

The popular trekking peaks in Nepal, around the Everest region, are Mera Peak, Island Peak / Imjatse Himal, Pokalde, and Lobuche East Peak. Similarly, Annapurna Himalaya has more exciting and well-summited peaks, within the north and south of the Annapurna region.

North of Annapurna in Manang valley areas are a group of Chulu’s (East, West Mid, and Far East Chulu peaks). The southern and in the heart of Annapurna Himalaya with several well-known peaks, Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli. Includes Fluted Peak or Singu Chuli, Annapurna South, Huin-Chuli, and Mardi Himal. Around Langtang Himal with famous Yala Peak, Naya-Kanga / Ganjala Chuli, and Baden Powell Scout Peak / Urkema Himal.  

Besides the above famous and popular trekking peaks in Nepal, the number extends to Far East and far western Himalaya range. Due to its remoteness taking much time to reach the peak for the climb as well the cost becomes higher. Where tented camping is required throughout the climb and treks for more than a week. Whereas around Everest, Langtang, and Annapurna region, camping for some days. The rest of the journey spending overnights in nice cozy mountain lodges on route till the base of chosen peaks is reached for the climb.

Famous and Much Popular Trekking Peaks Around Khumbu and Everest Region: 

Mera Peak:

Mera Peak Summit
Mera Peak Summit Day

Mera Peak Summit stands tall as one of Nepal’s highest trekking peaks at 6,476 m / 21, 246 feet. Located south of Everest within the east of Khumbu area in Hinku Valley, a popular among trekkers and veteran climbers. A non-technical peak to climb but leads to long strenuous snow slope to ridge the summit, rewards with an exceptional panorama of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, and Baruntse Himal with Mt. Makalu as far towards Mt. Kanchenjunga. A peak for all interested trekkers from beginners to veteran mountaineers.

Island Peak / Imjatse Himal:

Imjatse Valley In Everest Region
Imjatse Valley In Everest Region

Island Peak Climbing also called Imjatse Himal, towers high amid scenic Imjatse Valley within high Khumbu of Everest region. One of the favorite trekking peaks for trekkers and climbers in the Himalayas region. As it is located on route Mt. Everest base camp and other high routes to Hongu valley. Island Peak soars high at the height of 6,189 m / 20,305 feet high, a straight-forward climb. But with some technical section to negotiate to reach the summit offers a superb panorama of surrounding giant mountains with Mt. Everest at a mere distance. Island Peak climb with only a few days in a tented camp, while rest of the trek staying overnights. In the comfort of a nice cozy lodge till base camp is reached, one of the reasons that Island peak is much popular. 

Lobuche East Peak: 

Lobuche Peak
View of Lobuche Peak East

A highly technical peak to reach its summit, Lobuche East Peak stands along with its adjoining Lobuche West. Lobuche East Peak at the height of 6,119 m and 20,192 feet high, located west of Mt. Everest. Close distance of 6 hours or more from Mt. Everest base camp, although a tough technical peak to climb. But one of the most exciting peaks with only a few days of camping required, after spending overnights in local nice lodges.

The top of Lobuche East Peak offers a glorious panorama of surrounding high mountains with Mt. Everest at close distance. Includes Cho-Oyu in the north-west with Mt. Makalu towards east direction. A great peak as a practice exercise before aiming for major mountaineering expeditions.   

Famous and Much Popular Trekking Peaks Around Annapurna Himalaya Region: 

Pisang Peak: 

Pisang Peak
Pisang Peak

Located above scenic Manang Valley at a height above 6,091 m / 19,984 feet high. North of Annapurna Himalaya, rises on its own close to Chulu’s range of peaks bulky and dome-shaped peaks. Which appears almost like Mt. Kailash in Tibet, the climb is a combination of lovely walks on the popular Annapurna Circuit trek. Where route diverts from Pisang village and then walking to a high ridge above Manang Valley. A great climb requires tented camping for few days, after staying in lodges on treks till Pisang. The climb leads technical effort from the start to reach its summit top, offers a grand vista of the surrounding majestic mountain range.   

Chulu East Peak:

Towers high at 6,584 m / 21,596 feet above Manang valley within its adjoining Chulu West, Far East, and Mid Chulu. Nepal’s highest trekking peaks are close to Pisang Peak as well, where the walk takes you to remote pockets of Manang. To reach its base camp for the classic climb, a straight-forward peak to climb with some technical section to cope. From the top offers spectacular views of the surrounding High Mountain range, and then carry on to reach your final destination. Walking on the popular scenic trail of Annapurna Circuit.

Tent Peak Climbing: 

Tent Peak is also known as Tharpu Chuli, is located within the famous and picturesque Annapurna Sanctuary, at the height of 5,663 m / 18,575 feet high. Although the peak is below 6, 000 m, but a highly technical climb, where basic knowledge of rock and ice climbing is required. Most of the climb leads on rocky vertical cleft with icy sections, a challenging peak to climb and worth the huge effort. Tent Peak is nearest to Anapurna Base camp.

Mardi Himal:

View Of Mardi Himal

Mardi Himal, a lesser 6, 000 m peak at the height of 5,587 m and 18, 325 feet high. Located just on the southern flank of majestic Machhapuchare Himal the Fish Tail peak, within Annapurna Himalaya range. Mardi Himal with two routes from eastern sides on off the beaten tracks to reach the south-east face. The other common trekking route from the South-West on mostly trekked trails, where camping is required only for few days during the climb.

A tough peak full of rocky edge with ice and some snow, although a smaller peak but leads to some technical know-how. Best for beginners as practice climb, rewards with amazing panorama of whole Annapurna Himalaya with Manaslu and Dhaulagiri Mountain range. 

Famous and Much Popular Trekking Peaks Around Langtang Himal Range: 

Yala Peak:

Yala peak, located amidst the higher side of beautiful Langtang Valley enclosed by an array of Central Himalaya and Langtang Himal group of peaks. Yala Peak, a popular and famous trekking peak which is at the height of 5, 732 m and 18, 800 feet high. A perfect mountain for beginners as an introduction to climb Himalayan peaks, a non-technical peak to reach its summit top.  

But requires safety measures, climb leads on snow and icy slopes where fixed ropes requires for safe and successful climb.


Most of 28 trekking peaks are controlled by NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), where climber needs to obtain climbing permits. As well as garbage deposit, which is refundable after producing the receipt of garbage that is brought back or handed to the concerned NMA department.

Nepal Trekking Peaks is for all interested trekkers and climbers, from beginners to expert

Mountaineers. A great way to start your mountaineering career or as a hobby on outdoor sports. Where all trekking peaks none or highly technical require good climbing gears and equipment for a safe and enjoyable climb. Climbing peaks in Nepal need to be accompanied by an expert license climbing guide registered with NMA.  

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